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Apple CEO Tim Cook Has More to Say About Facebook's Privacy Scandal

Apple CEO Tim Cook Has More to Say About Facebook's Privacy Scandal Facebook , which is inherently lame and should no longer be a part of your daily scrolling habits, is the apparent subject of some recent privacy-related comments from Apple boss Tim Cook . And yet, we are not powerless in the face of these problems. "You are not powerless to fix them". Cook, who graduated with an MBA in 1988 from Duke's Fuqua business school, also warned of the impending dan... [Full Article...]

Boring Company's Tunnel 'Almost Done': Musk

Boring Company's Tunnel 'Almost Done': Musk When finished, the tunnel will be 30 to 70 feet underground. The 2.7 mile tunnel under West Los Angeles being built by futurist Elon Musk is getting closer reality, according to Musk's recent Instagram video. He shared a video of the tunnel and also said on Twitter that "the Boring Company has already started digging a tunnel between DC and NY". Musk and his team imagine the tunnels, when co... [Full Article...]

Apple Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Failing Keyboards

Apple Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Failing Keyboards After attempting to clean out the key on his own, Rao ultimately sought help from the Apple store in April. Claims to this effect have surfaced periodically over the past two years, sustained in part by the scoldings of well-regarded Apple developers and bloggers who characterize MacBook keyboards as shoddy. [Full Article...]

New encryption vulnerability means email is no longer secure

New encryption vulnerability means email is no longer secure The new critical vulnerability is dubbed as EFAIL, and the researchers say that there is no permanent fix available now. Users of the said software have been advised to immediately disable it in email clients. It also name dEnigmail for Thunderbird , GPGTools for Apple Mail and Gpg4win for Outlook as worthy of disablement, and offers instructions on how to do so. [Full Article...]

'Overwatch' anniversary event includes a new Deathmatch map

'Overwatch' anniversary event includes a new Deathmatch map If this leaked trailer is true we can expect the Overwatch Anniversary event to begin May 22nd and like previous events include last year's cosmetics along with new items. Blizzard has announced that next week will see the advent of the annual Overwatch Anniversary Celebration, commemorating two years since the game first launched. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumoured to look alike Note 8

Now, though, it appears Samsung is sticking to the same design for at least another year. Samsung Galaxy J4 and Galaxy J6 specifications have surfaced online. In the photography department, a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera is expected, with both featuring an LED flash. The TENAA listing revealed that A8 Lite and A8 Star Lite will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 6... [Full Article...]

NES Classic Edition Makes A Return To Stores On June 29

NES Classic Edition Makes A Return To Stores On June 29 The micro-console was then discontinued in early 2017, much to the dismay of many fans. Although NES Classic had an MSRP of $59.99, the overwhelming demand made prices soar on the secondary market. The micro-console will include one NES Classic Controller, an HDMI cable, and an AC adapter. For those who remember the NES Classic launched in 2016 to incredible popularity, similar to SNES Classic... [Full Article...]

Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster 2019 revealed

Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster 2019 revealed Measurables for the AMG GT S Roadster are impressive: zero-to-60 miles per hour in just 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 192 miles per hour. AMG says the GT S Roadster, the third introduction to the GT Roadster line-up, has had modifications made to not only its 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, but also to its suspension, brakes, design and interior. [Full Article...]

NASA plans autonomous helicopters to land on Mars in 2020

NASA plans autonomous helicopters to land on Mars in 2020 NASA's therefore designed a machine with blades that "will bite into the thin Martian atmosphere at nearly 3,000 rpm - about 10 times the rate of a helicopter on Earth", weighs just 1.8kg and has a " fuselage ... The helicopter is meant to demonstrate the viability and usefulness of such aircraft on Mars, NASA said, with potential roles as a low-flying scout or to reach locations inaccessible fr... [Full Article...]

The earth is the "missing" asteroid

The earth is the The asteroid is expected to get as close as 126,419 miles from Earth, or about half the distance of the moon , according to the Great Lakes Ledger . Want to view the asteroid online? As per the experts, the asteroid 2010 WC9 is even larger than that of the "Chelyabinsk meteor" that had injured near about one thousand people and had wrecked glasses on its breaking up atop Chelyabinsk in Russi... [Full Article...]

AAPSU raises objections to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

AAPSU raises objections to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill This was Sonowal's first statement since the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the bill started holding public hearings in the northeast five days ago, which triggered a division of opinion between the people of the Brahmaputra Valley , who opposed the bill, and those in the Barak Valley, who supported it. [Full Article...]

The funeral of Stephen Hawking invited time travelers

The funeral of Stephen Hawking invited time travelers In 2009, Stephen Hawking ran an experiment that required champagne, balloons, and hors d'oeuvres, to demonstrate that backward time travel probably isn't possible. "Look out for time travelers at the abbey". "But so far we have had applications from all round the world, and we do mean round - there are no flat-Earthers here". [Full Article...]

Reliance Jio's new plan could erode revenue for rival telcom services

Reliance Jio's new plan could erode revenue for rival telcom services The subscription of the Jio's ₹199 plan will start from May 15. The trade analysis says that the postpaid plan from Reliance Jio might lead to the tariff wars. Ambani's latest salvo comes after Jio's pricing successfully lowered prepaid tariffs in the past year and a half. It also comes with cheap global calls ranging from 50 paise to Rs 6 per minute. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh creates history, Bangabandhu-1 satellite launched

Bangladesh creates history, Bangabandhu-1 satellite launched President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also joined the proud nation in witnessing the milestone event for Bangladesh's communication sector. Musk wants to ultimately recover the entire rocket, not just the first stage, which accounts for 60 percent of the cost. The Block 5 is created to be used at least 10 times with only minimal refurbishment. [Full Article...]

YouTube's new feature lets you stop watching YouTube

The "Take A Break" feature will allow users to keep a check on their YouTube habit and monitor their usage of the app. YouTube has a new feature in its Android app that gives you subtle reminders to take a break from watching videos if you're wasting the day away on the app, and this is how you can turn it on. [Full Article...]

Retro Castlevania Inspired Prequel For Bloodstained Announced, Arrives This Month

Retro Castlevania Inspired Prequel For Bloodstained Announced, Arrives This Month Koji Igarashi , a Japanese developer who is well-known for his work on the Castlevania series and is now developing Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night , talked about the upcoming spin-off in an official trailer. Igarashi is working with developer Inti Creates on Curse of the Moon , which is a spinoff of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night , which is a modern spiritual successor to the Symphony... [Full Article...]

Google Tour Creator enables students to create their own VR tours

Google Tour Creator enables students to create their own VR tours Released as part of Teacher Appreciation Week in the US, Tour Creator has been created to be simple to use for all age ranges with a drag and drop mechanic. Anyone who want's to tell a story - not just students and teachers - can do so using imagery from Google Street View as a base or even their own 360-degree photos. [Full Article...]

Microsoft may be lining up its own Cortana-powered smart speaker

Microsoft may be lining up its own Cortana-powered smart speaker That's why Microsoft is now reportedly making its own smart speaker , in order to show that Cortana can cut it alongside the likes of Siri, Google Assistant and, most importantly, Alexa. A lot of things have to be considered before they decide to manufacture it in large scale. This means Microsoft may not even go ahead with a smart speaker in the first place but just do a reference design f... [Full Article...]

Apple Pay Credit Card: What Is iPhone Maker Upto?

Apple Pay Credit Card: What Is iPhone Maker Upto? The Goldman-Apple credit card would be tied to Apple's payment service known as Apple Pay and Apple's co-brand partnership with Barclays would come to an end, the Journal said. As of now, the specifics terms of the deal is still being decided upon including the benefits from the planned credit card and "perks for the customers". [Full Article...]

Undetectable Commands for Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa Raise Serious Security Risks

Undetectable Commands for Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa Raise Serious Security Risks The details published this month build on a previous successful experiment conducted by students from University of California (UC) Berkeley and Georgetown University in 2016. The commands aren't discernible to humans, but will be gobbled up by the Echo or Home speakers, the research suggests. The team were able to launch attacks, which are higher than 20kHz, by using less than £2.20 ($3) of... [Full Article...]


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